Indiana Governor Eric J. Holcomb will attend the annual Midwest U.S.–Japan Association Conference in Omaha, Nebraska Sept. 9 and 10.
The conference brings together government and business leaders to foster economic relationships. On Monday, Sept. 10, Gov. Holcomb will give remarks at the opening ceremony.
The Midwest U.S.–Japan Association Conference takes place every year during the second week of September. The conference location alternates between the United States and Japan. Indiana hosted the 2006 meeting in Indianapolis.
Since 2013, the Indiana Economic Development Corporation (IEDC) has secured 85 commitments from Japan-based firms to locate or grow in the state, together planning to invest $3.45 billion and create more than 9,300 new jobs in the coming y